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“While the why of circularity is understood, the how is still largely unknown”

When it comes to circularity, it seems we need to go back to school as an entire industry – hundreds of apparel brand and textiles businesses worldwide are striving to adopt the circular economy but many lack the know-how to assess their current state and to measure progress, have limited knowledge…

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Amazon Invests $10 Million in U.S. Recycling Infrastructure –

Amazon announced that it will invest $10 million in the Closed Loop Fund to promote recycling in the United States.

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Fashion industry ‘playing catch-up’ with the circular economy, says H&M Foundation

EXCLUSIVE: With reports continuing to reveal the extent of the environmental and social damage being caused by fast-fashion, not-for-profit sustainable development organisation H&M Foundation believes the industry is now on the cusp of a radical sustainability shift towards the circular economy.

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BNEF: Electric cars greener ‘even when powered by coal’

Electric vehicles are already better for environment than fossil fuel cars, but EV emissions will fall further as world shifts away from coal, research finds…

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Financing for circular construction: towards collaborative value creation

Experts bundle their knowledge to tackle challenges in the construction sector to finance circular construction.The Community of Practice ‘Financing Circular Construction’ will provide a practical roadmap to design and create a viable and financeable circular residential…

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Funding plans threaten independence of post-Brexit green watchdog, National Audit Office warns

Watchdog raises concerns over government plans to fund proposed Office for Environmental Protection through Defra…

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Fashion industry ‘playing catch-up’ with the circular economy

With reports continuing to reveal the extent of the environmental and social damage caused by fast-fashion, not-for-profit organisation H&M Foundation believes the industry is now on the cusp of a radical sustainability shift towards the circular economy.

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Seeing the Circular Economy in Action—in Chicago, IL

On October 10 and 11, the U.S.Chamber of Commerce Foundation hosted 25 sustainability and waste management professionals for a Chicago Business Delegation Tour that focused on the circular economy in…

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Extended producer responsibility: the answer to cutting waste in the UK?

Maxine Perella explores what it is, which countries are leading on it and how it could propel us closer to a circular economy…

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Metals in the circular economy

Metals are essential components in the manufacturing of smart phones, electric car batteries and other green technologies. In this special report, EURACTIV looks at how the EU’s circular economy strategy can help secure Europe’s supply of critical raw materials in a sustainable way.

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Mobile phone pioneer encourages Scotland to embrace circular economy – The Scotsman

An influential designer who has worked on some of the world’s most popular mobile phones is to visit Edinburgh to speak on the benefits of adopting a more “circular” manufacturing sector.

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The Forgotten Building Block of the Circular Economy: Circular Metrics

For those of us in the business and sustainability world, “circular economy” is becoming the trending topic.Some say circular economy is a way to address sustainability without ever having to say…

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Sustainable lifestyle and circular economy | #LivingCircular

Discover the report on the circular conference organized by the Veolia Foundation on the theme: “sustainable lifestyle and circular economy”.

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Recycle Your Unloved Electronics & Help Save Great Apes!

Do you have unwanted or broken cell phones, smartphones, iPads, tablets, iPods, and/or mp3s laying around?

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Bringing Some New Ideas to an Older Part of Amsterdam – Next City

Start with the low-hanging fruit.